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 Phinehas Bruce

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Phinehas Bruce

  • Birth 7 Jan 1762 Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 3 Oct 1809 Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 7505302

US Congressman. He graduated from Yale College in 1786, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1790 and opened a law practice in Machias, Maine, which was then a district of Massachusetts. He served as member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1791-98, 1800). In 1803, he was elected as a Federalist to the Eighth Congress, served until 1805 and did not seek reelection due to illness. He died at age 47.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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Sacred
To the memory of
Phinehas Bruce, Esq
formerly of Machias
who died
October 3 1809
AEt. 47


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  • Added: 28 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7505302
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Phinehas Bruce (7 Jan 1762–3 Oct 1809), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7505302, citing Prospect Hill Cemetery, Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .